Health Sciences Literature Review Made Easy: The Matrix Method, Fourth Edition helps students and practitioners better understand scientific literature by instilling the essential skills (via the matrix method) needed to evaluate article findings critically. Covered at the most basic level are the fundamental principles of searching, organizing, reviewing, and synthesizing. Woven throughout the text are visual examples and a single case study This easy-to-read and practical reference is an invaluable aid to students, researchers, and practitioners.
Call Number: Health Sciences Library-Reference RT24 .Z54 2009
Publication Date: 2008
The SMART Way is an introductory guide for nurses and nursing students who wish to improve their writing skills. It examines the essential elements of written communication using the unique SMART Approach to writing -Source, Message, Audience, Route, and Tone. Following the latest APA style guidelines, The SMART Way illustrates the various forms of common written communication, such as e-mail, letters, memos, reports, briefs, articles, presentations, and research papers. The book also includes many useful sample documents and helpful, skill-testing exercises. The Third Edition of The SMART Way has been expanded to include using the internet for research and referencing, plagiarism, using email for academic correspondence and submitting papers, and creating effective presentations. It also includes handy quick reference lists and free additional resources on a companion EVOLVE website.
Call Number: Health Sciences Library-1st Floor Stacks RT24 .O.37 2002
Publication Date: 2001
Written by the editor of a cutting-edge nursing journal, Outcomes Management , this book doubles as a textbook for graduate students in nursing and as a reference book for nurses. Designed to describe the process of writing for publication, the book discusses writing various types of articles for publication in journals; structuring different types of articles; submitting materials; and strategies for dealing with editorial issues. Information about electronic publishing and writing for online journals is included. Useful features include summaries, reference lists, and online writing strategies. Chapter examples enliven text presentation.
Call Number: Health Sciences Library-1st Floor Stacks RT24 .H47 2008
Publication Date: 2007
A Nurse's Guide to Presenting and Publishing is written for nurses who want to become scholarly activity. Using a fun, informed-conversational tone, chapters use real-life examplars drawn from the author's teaching and consulting and close with exercises and assignments that make scholarship actionable.
Call Number: Health Sciences Library-1st Floor R852 .T495 2000
Publication Date: 2000
This comprehensive text serves as a practical, guide to preparing a written research report. It also provides a checklist for thesis preparation to ensure that no steps or key components are overlooked. Researchers will be able to present results and findings to examiners and fellow clinicians in an accessible format.
This guide is designed to provide you with an overview of various types of literature reviews/syntheses, with a particular focus on systematic reviews. Many of the systematic review resources will also be useful for other types of reviews.